July 23 Quick Takes: Priority Review for Aurinia; plus Jazz, CymaBay, Biogen, Vertex, Grünenthal, Mesoblast, BMS and Genfit
Priority Review for Aurinia’s lupus nephritis therapy
FDA accepted and granted Priority Review to an NDA for voclosporin from Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AUPH; TSX:AUP) to treat lupus nephritis. The PDUFA date for the immune-suppressing, IL-2-blocking calcineurin inhibitor is in January.
FDA approves Jazz’s narcolepsy therapy
FDA approved Xywav from Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:JAZZ) to treat